Journey Inside | Design a Life you Love

Hi, I'm Mandy.

My mom calls me the "colorful sheep" of the family.

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I've always been the weird one with excellent balance in a pair of heels.

I am an onion-peeler, a skinny-dipper,  a purpose-seeker and a super-nerd who truly believes that pop culture teaches us as much about ourselves as Plato, and that Oprah is just as valid for insight and inspiration as DaVinci. 

I have an insatiable curiosity for all that is contained within life. I am passionate and - though sometimes exhausted - I am relentless in my journey to expand both myself and my horizons. I know there is something amazing and undefined about life that we are all seeking to understand - and though the solution looks different for everyone on the outside, I know that it is always made up of the same elements.


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It's all one thing

You, me, life, fro-yo; all one thing. We just aren't plugging it into the right equation to understand how...yet.

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THere's a better way

What is it? It's the search, the journey, the process and the struggle. It's embracing life as a moving target, it's getting your sea legs, it's falling in love with the uncertainty. Learning to give up the goal focus is a lifelong struggle but the closer we get, the happier we are.

I Believe In A Few Core Concepts

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Life is a mirror

If you don't like what you see, the answers to change the reflection are within yourself.

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Most things are better naked. 

I don't mean you have to take your clothes off everywhere you go, but you will definitely enjoy life more if you take your mask off. It's scary. It's risky. It's never a fair match or a clean fight but it's so much more real and whoa girl, does that feel exhilarating!

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If you're not living yourself raw, you're doing it wrong

The only way to fully experience all life has available to you is to dive in head first & figure out how to swim as you go, and know that when you are exhausted (& exhilarated), you are finally growing.


So what do I bring to the table?

Education and Life Cred

 

I believe if we use the right tools, we can get to the the beating, pulsating, rawness that is at the heart of life. Some of my tools include:

  • A degree in Interior Design
  • Another degree in Math ... and French
  • College Theater scholarship
  • A 20 year struggle with severe depression 
  • A painful divorce after 11 years of marriage

A Unique Approach - Visual Mantra

There's even a Facebook group!

A Killer Radio Voice

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What the #($% do these have in common? They address an insatiable curiosity for life and all of the pieces that make it up. They all give different perspective about why we are here and how we can better enjoy this life journey that links us together.